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#World Cup 2014

# world-cup-2014 - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The42 World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout Wchangout

World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout

Let’s talk futbol! There’s two loser-leaves-town games and we’re on the couch.

From The42 As it happened: Argentina v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Argentina v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

We had all the action as the last day of second round action got under way.

From The42 Obviously, the US are psyched all the way up for their last 16 clash with Belgium USA! USA! USA!

Obviously, the US are psyched all the way up for their last 16 clash with Belgium

They’ve got a voiceover from John Goodman and all 50 states are bleeding red, white and blue.

From The42 Chile striker gets tattoo of 119th minute shot that hit the crossbar against Brazil Got Ink?
From The42 Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night Mad Keeper

Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night

The German number one put in quite a shift outside the penalty box against Algeria.

From The42 'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit Heading Home

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

From The42 5 talking points from last night's World Cup last 16 action Opinion

5 talking points from last night's World Cup last 16 action

Referees need to be braver and more issues of contention.

From The42 Klinsmann questions appointment of today's referee because 'he is able to speak French' Ref Justice
From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Day 19

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Germany and France both left it late as they advanced to the quarter-finals.

From The42 Germany leave it late to see off Algeria and line up quarter-final with France Schurr' Thing

Germany leave it late to see off Algeria and line up quarter-final with France

Goals in extra-time from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil saw Jogi Low’s side defeat the Africans 2-1.

From The42 Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad Claims

Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad

The allegations surround the country’s game with Croatia.

# world-cup-2014 - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Glenn Hoddle just called Algeria 'Al Jazeera' on ITV Brazil 2014
From The42 'A lot of mistakes is questionable' - Nigeria coach hits out at ref's display after France loss Protest

'A lot of mistakes is questionable' - Nigeria coach hits out at ref's display after France loss

Stephen Keshi was aggrieved that Emmanuel Emenike had a first-half goal ruled out for offside among other issues.

From The42 Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez's apology for biting Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez's apology for biting

Gary Lineker, Colm Tobin and others give their thoughts on the star’s statement.

From The42 As it happened: Germany v Algeria, World Cup last 16 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Germany v Algeria, World Cup last 16

In the second round for the first time, can the Desert Foxes upset three-time champions Germany?

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Suarez says sorry, Ulster coach leaves and all today's sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Suarez says sorry, Ulster coach leaves and all today's sport

We also had David Gillick announcing his retirement, France winning at the World Cup and another Aprés Match classic.

From The42 Pogba opens door as France reach last eight Report

Pogba opens door as France reach last eight

Juventus star made the key breakthrough for France 11 minutes from time.

From The42 Luis Suarez admits bite and apologises to Giorgio Chiellini All Apologies

Luis Suarez admits bite and apologises to Giorgio Chiellini

The Uruguayan made the apology on Twitter this afternoon.

From The42 All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup Close Calls This post contains videos

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup

Nigeria had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.

From The42 Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es' Keeping Clam

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'

Jose Mujica also described the sanctions on Suárez as ‘fascist’.

From The42 Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray Buy Buy Buy

Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray

And it can be yours for just €8.71 plus post and packaging.

From The Daily Edge Two Radio Nova presenters ate stomach-turning World Cup smoothies and filmed their reactions World Cup 2014
From The42 As it happened: France v Nigeria, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

As it happened: France v Nigeria, World Cup last 16

France took on Nigeria, as the Super Eagles looked to upset Didier Deschamps’ side.

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'

The Central American side scored all five of their spot kicks as they beat Greece in the last 16 yesterday.

From The42 Paul Scholes says Toni Kroos is the man to solve United's midfield problems Wanted

Paul Scholes says Toni Kroos is the man to solve United's midfield problems

The former United star also believes Germany’s defence could ultimately let them down.

From The42 Brazilian newspaper publishes photo with WiFi password for World Cup security centre Oops
From The42 Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen Opinion

Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen

From his off-the-ball movement to his rocket of a left foot volley. The Colombian provided the most thrilling version of perfection.

From The42 Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success Jealous

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success

They were dancing in the streets of San Jose last night.

From The Daily Edge Brazilian fan loses it after penalty shootout and smashes his own TV Losing It
From The42 United front important for French success, says Cabaye Les Bleus

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Top Klaas

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Late drama and four incredible team performances made for a super duper Sunday in Brazil.

From The42 Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue Saviour

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue

The Central American side are into the quarter-finals where they’ll face the Netherlands.

From The42 World Cup player intro Cavan style? The best Gif of the tournament is here Brazil 2014
From The42 The US World Cup team's 'I Believe' chant was created by a student USMNT

The US World Cup team's 'I Believe' chant was created by a student

The Americans take on Belgium in the second round.

# world-cup-2014 - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Analysis: How Holland came from behind to beat Mexico Double Dutch

Analysis: How Holland came from behind to beat Mexico

Arjen Robben wielded substantial influence on proceedings as the Dutch conjured a dramatic last-gasp victory.

From The42 10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties Hits The Spot

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

From The42 Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right Controvassy

Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right

“That was a stupid, stupid thing to do but sometimes you’re expecting to be struck and then they pull their leg away at the last minute.”

From The42 As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16

We had all the action as the World Cup’s underdogs went head-to-head.

From The42 KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage Y Tu Mama Tambien

KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage

Our third favourite Mexican celebrity has a potty mouth.

From The42 Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye Late Late Show

Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye

It took a late, late show from Luis van Gaal’s men but they’re in the quarter-finals.